My autistic son's sixth grade English teacher is insisting that he redo the "First Five Years of My Life Timeline" he created for this month's "All about Me" unit.
November, 1999: I thought the porch fan switch was broken.
June, 2001: I realized that Mommy was only pretending the switch was broken so I wouldn't keep turning it on and off.
September, 2001: Porch fan switch actually broke.
May, 2002: Porch fan switch fixed.I tried to tell her that J did this assignment in good faith, and that these really were among his most memorable milestones.